Monday 29 May 2017

Brendan Keenan: Chinks of light shouldn't blind us from the path we have to follow

AN old colleague from long ago suffered under the nickname of the man who blew out the light at the end of the tunnel.

Even with that awful danger in mind, this is surely the time to remind you that our public finances are worse than those of Greece.

Yes, I know they are going to miss their targets, although one has considerable sympathy if they are missing the deficit/GDP target because GDP is less than it was meant to be, rather than the deficit being bigger. It seems to be a bit of both.

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